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Olivia Houser
Olivia  Houser

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eugene, OR

High School:
Marist Catholic

Height:
5-7


05/08/2016

Toreros Push Through the Finish at Oxy

Sam Mattice Takes Second Place in the 5k

05/01/2016

11 Toreros Post Personal Best Times

USD wraps up season next weekend at Occidental College Invite

04/24/2016

Andrea Hughes Sets USD Record in the 3k

Hughes finished second while beating her own school record

04/15/2016

Sam Mattice Breaks School Record in 10k

Mattice shattered the previous record by over 30 seconds.

04/03/2016

USD Track Claims Four Wins at Cal Collegiate Invite

Fifty percent of USD runners posted personal best times

Honors & Awards:
• WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll - 2013 & 2014

Junior (2014-15): Raced in three meets during the fall... Had a season best 5k time of 20:14 at the UC Riverside Invite... Also competed in the Titan Invite (20:41) and the Bronco Invite 6k (23:56).

Sophomore (2013-14): Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.98 GPA... Set personal records in both the 5k (Fullerton Invite, 19:09) and 6k (Bronco Invite, 23:39)... In the spring, ran a season-best in the 1500m at the Triton Invitational with a time 4:57.81... Ran season-best time of 2.25.10 in the 800m at Pomona (4/12/14).

Freshman (2012-13): Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 4.0 GPA... Ran her top 5k time of the fall at the Bronco Invite (19:11)... Clocked a 24:34 (77th place) at the WCC Championships... Also raced in the Fullerton Invitational, UC Riverside Invitational and Triton Classic... Established two personal bests during the spring track season; in the 1500m at the SDSU Aztec Invite (4:56.68) and the 800m at the Occidental Invite (2:23.65).

High School: Attended Marist Catholic High School... Earned one varsity letter in cross country... Her team took third place in State her senior year... Earned three varsity letters in volleyball and track and field and four letters in basketball... Earned second-team All-State honors in basketball her sophomore season... Named All-Midwestern League honorable mention as a freshman and junior in basketball... All-Midwestern League honorable mention in volleyball her junior year... As a sophomore, was second in State in the long jump, fourth in the 400m and third in 4x400m relay.

Personal: Born November 8, 1993 in Eugene, OR.... Parents are Tom and Cris Houser... Chose USD because she was looking for a school that would push her academically while allowing her to stay on the West Coast and run... Got into cross country after tearing her ACL her junior year of high school and was unable to continue playing volleyball... Her first track meet was when she was two years old at historic Hayward.

Major: Pre-Med

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